Top 150 Criticize Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Criticize Quotes from famous people such as David Ogilvy, Adam Conover, Christopher Paolini, Luis Gutierrez, Doris Burke, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Much of the messy advertising you see on television tod

Much of the messy advertising you see on television today is the product of committees. Committees can criticize advertisements, but they should never be allowed to create them.
David Ogilvy
You can’t escape culture. You can learn about it. You can criticize it. You can try to move it slowly. But at the end of the day, you can’t actually opt out of the culture that you’re in.
Adam Conover
I think I learned most from editing, both editing myself and having someone else edit me. It’s not always easy to have someone criticize your work, your baby. But if you can swallow your ego, you can really learn from the editing.
Christopher Paolini
Republicans will criticize whatever President Obama does because that is what they do.
Luis Gutierrez
You can criticize ESPN for a lot of things, but one thing you have to give them credit for is their willingness to put women in nontraditional roles.
Doris Burke
I can’t criticize an athlete if they say they’re injured.
Donovan Bailey
There’s plenty to criticize about the mass media, but they are the source of regular information about a wide range of topics. You can’t duplicate that on blogs.
Noam Chomsky
I obviously can’t read, watch and listen to everything. But of the media members I follow, all are pro-LeBron – most of them passionately so – and most are extremely slow to criticize him and quick to give him a pass.
Skip Bayless
Politicians always criticize each other in different ways.
Thaksin Shinawatra
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do.
Dale Carnegie
You can’t go do the Green New Deal, but Republicans can’t just criticize the ideas of Democrats without proposing an alternative.
Matt Gaetz
It’s not misogynistic to criticize a legendary female pop singer; it’s misogynistic to think a legendary female pop singer can’t handle it.
Greg Gutfeld
I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
James Baldwin
I think a lot of it has to do with the fact that I have an unbelievably beautiful, well-known wife. And the people who criticize me don’t.
Brad Hall
One can criticize the Israeli government, but it is not fair to judge the people of Israel.
Antonio Munoz Molina
I know the fastest way for me to get acclaim is to criticize the league. I can do that tomorrow. I come out and criticize the league, and they’re all going to be writing stories about how edgy I am. The problem comes in, what happens if you feel the other way?
Cris Collinsworth
According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
I live in a world where there’s magazines and blogs, and people feel like they are allowed to criticize me, and in the meanest way.
Khloe Kardashian
I just think – the Midwest, if you grow up there, you’re deathly afraid of putting on airs. Any time a Midwesterner criticizes someone, it’s usually involving some form of being too big for your britches.
Gillian Flynn
Without the ability to criticize unjust laws in powerful symbolic ways, we can’t change them. And the point of a democracy is that people should be able to convince other people to change a law.
Marvin Ammori
There are some people who just know how to criticize.
Raza Murad
It’s scary to criticize Beyonce in this country. People take their Beyonce very seriously.
Samantha Ponder
As an actress, I have to be objective about myself. If I don’t criticize myself, there are plenty who will do a find job of it for me!
Loretta Young
The thing about ’48 Hrs.’ that really isn’t thought about much is that’s the first film where the black and the white criticize each other.
Nick Nolte
One of the reasons we set up this country, one of the things we celebrate in freedom and democracy of the United States is you can criticize your president. You can criticize the ways in which the country falls short of its values.
Pete Buttigieg
A lot of people criticize the primaries, but I think they are absolutely essential to the education of the President of the United States.
Pierre Salinger
Simply put, Guantanamo is one of the best propaganda tools that terrorists have today. Our enemies use it to justify terrorism and recruit others to carry out violent jihad, and our allies continue to criticize it as a violation of the rule of law.
Dianne Feinstein
Historians evaluating George W. Bush’s first term will focus on foreign policy and, most of all, 9/11. I think they will criticize him for his early reaction, for not returning at once to Washington, D.C.
Robert Dallek
The vehemence with which certain critics have chosen not simply to criticize what I’ve written, but to challenge my writing this story at all, speaks of what the book is about: fear of disapproval.
Joyce Maynard
It is easy to criticize, particularly in a political season. But to lead is something altogether different. The leader must live in the real world of the price that might be paid for the goal that has been set.
Norm Coleman
Whenever you have a good idea, it’s inevitable some people will criticize it and deny it. Some people will try to prove it’s wrong.
Eugene Parker
There are people who will appreciate what I've done, an

There are people who will appreciate what I’ve done, and there will be people who will criticize me. Ultimately history will have the final say.
Wen Jiabao
The new fashion is to talk about the most private parts of your life; other fashion is to repent of your excesses and to criticize the drugs that made you happy in the other times.
Mick Jagger
This is the person you think is your antagonist, who ends up being your greatest ally: the person who pushes, criticizes, and challenges you to meet a standard of excellence you might not otherwise achieve.
Bonnie Hammer
All I can say is it’s improper to criticize someone 30 years later.
Bobby Clarke
Democrats should never publicly criticize Obama.
Jack Schlossberg
You can condemn and criticize religion… all those things are fine, but you can’t mock and disrespect people.
Hamza Yusuf
I criticized the whole American songwriting industry and the pop side of it and I was bitter about it. And I stepped back and thought ‘Why are you bitter? You can’t just stand there like every other indie musician and criticize this so-called ‘generic’ music when you’re not doing anything to challenge that.’
Marina and the Diamonds
I discourage passive skepticism, which is the armchair variety where people sit back and criticize without ever subjecting their theories or themselves to real field testing.
Tim Ferriss
You have to understand that people that are hurting are going to criticize.
George H. W. Bush
Please criticize me, but how can you accuse me of something like fixing a cricket game after all that the game has given me.
MS Dhoni
We criticize, copy, patronize, idolize and insult but we never doubt that the U.S. has a unique position in the history of human hopes.
Ferdinand Mount
I would never criticize a federal judge, particularly if I had a court case in front of him, but you would certainly never, ever criticize them based on their ethnic background.
Bill Flores
It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.
Corruption is one of the most common reasons I hear in views that criticize aid.
Bill Gates
Obviously, I respect the expression of different artists. I do not judge or criticize the style of anyone.
Karol G
If people want to criticize a performance, that I understand. I think that’s important.
Juno Temple
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
Abraham Lincoln
I heard someone in opposition to reform last night criticize the president for saying it’s their money. They said it’s not their money; it’s my mother’s money. Well that’s what’s wrong with the system.
Johnny Isakson
If you’ve spent any time on social media, you may have had the misfortune of coming up against a cowardly troll who hides behind a Twitter handle or Facebook page to criticize or attack you for any number of grievances, real or perceived.
S.E. Cupp
Sometimes managers are a little shy to criticize another manager or another operation.
Tom Douglas
For the people of Baltimore, I don’t criticize rioting, because I understand it. But after the fires die down, organize, strategize, and mobilize.
Killer Mike
You can’t really praise somebody’s work and then criticize the process.
Lucinda Williams
If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends – you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.
Alice Miller
I think that it’s very important that whoever is in office can trust the U.S. military to provide him with advice in private so that advice is not then used by somebody to try to criticize the president or try to influence the outcome.
Joseph Dunford
You’re more apt to criticize an NBA player than you are a college players. Some of these guys are freshmen. They are learning the game. The other guys have taken it to the biggest stage there is. That’s the NBA. So they are going to get more heat if they don’t perform.
Ernie Johnson Jr.
Any time you criticize these young guys, they call you a hater. They never ask you if the criticism is fair or not.
Charles Barkley
People can say whatever they want about you without knowing the facts. They can criticize you without even knowing you, and hate you when they don’t even know you. All of a sudden, you’re, like, the bin Laden of America. Osama bin Laden is the only one who knows exactly what I’m going through.
R. Kelly
When I played in a band, people just stand there and look at you and criticize what they didn’t like. But if you watch a D.J. show, people go crazy from beginning to end. Say what you want against D.J.’s, but you can’t deny that the energy level in the audience is for the most part far above what rock bands have.
Democracy – or any improvement on it – will rest on the layman’s right to criticize. His criticism will be often – very often – damn silly, but if, like Plato and the Fascists, we take away his right to criticize, we take away his right to appreciate.
Louis MacNeice
Always I remember when I am young, I ask my mother, ‘I really want to be a dress designer.’ In that time, was quite difficult because, you know, my family always criticize me for it not to be a man’s job.
Hubert de Givenchy
I don’t really give in to the critics because critics are always going to criticize, and what have they done? A person who has never done nothing can’t really care nothing about doing something. So as far as the critics, I don’t care what they think. I don’t have time to give to critics.
Roy Jones Jr.
I am Sobralia's biggest idol now; people love and suppo

I am Sobralia’s biggest idol now; people love and support me a lot there. There are always some people to criticize you, but that’s okay – 99.9 percent of the people there support me.
Glover Teixeira
I’m a good son, a good father, a good husband – I’ve been married to the same woman for 30 years. I’m a good friend. I finished college, I have my education, I donate money anonymously. So when people criticize the kind of characters that I play on screen, I go, ‘You know, that’s part of history.’
Samuel L. Jackson
When people criticize the computer generation, the high tech generation, and say they neglect the body – well, just walk through a college campus, and you’ll see the healthiest, most physically conscious and alert group of human beings I’ve ever met. So they’re not nerds at all.
Timothy Leary
Everyone can criticize me. I don’t listen to them.
Patrick van Aanholt
Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I wonder what it is that the people who criticize me for telling this story truly object to: is it that I have dared to tell the story? Or that the story turns out not to be the one they wanted to hear?
Joyce Maynard
We live surrounded by critics, so let them talk, let them criticize me as much as they want. Ultimately, that makes me a better player.
Pablo Sandoval
When I was a kid, I had a tendency to criticize. But when I did, my mum would whisk me off to the bathroom to stand in front of a mirror. Ten minutes, never less. To think about how criticism is a poor reflection on the one who criticizes.
Richard Branson
I’m the first one to always criticize myself, and I’m trying to find ways to get better.
Everyone wants to criticize my mechanics, but maybe I’ve got good mechanics that make the ball go up.
Max Scherzer
The world can criticize me, but l can always criticize it back.
Bad Bunny
When people criticize me, instead of putting my head down, it gives me energy to do even more.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
It is perfectly acceptable in a free and liberal society to criticize, debate, mock, and reject any ideology.
Gad Saad
I learned from many people. I became a better wrestler thanks to my matches with Edge, with Christian, with Rey Mysterio, with John Cena – who, even though you, the fans, want to criticize him, John Cena is one of the best wrestlers of the universe.
Alberto Del Rio
It is always necessary that we point out our flaws for the betterment of our country. If we do not, how can our conditions improve? But the atmosphere is such that if we criticize the government we are branded as anti-nationals.
Shabana Azmi
When you hear someone criticize a policy on the other side, that’s fine. But when you start hearing motive-mongering and demonization, stand up to it just as you would if it were something that was racist or sexist. If we avoid the demonization, disagreements can be positive.
Jonathan Haidt
How many McDonald’s gift certificates would it take to sway a lot of Americans to pledge to never publicly criticize the U.S, President?
James Bovard
What does it mean to love someone with all your heart? It means to love with all your emotional feelings and with all your devotion. Surely when you love your wife with all your heart, you cannot demean her, criticize her, find fault with her, or abuse her by words, sullen behavior, or actions.
Ezra Taft Benson
If they want to criticize me, I don’t care; I don’t mind. But they must criticize me fairly. Usually, the criticism is not fair. Or the praise, even the praise sometimes is not fair.
Bhumibol Adulyadej
Just let me go, we have to be able to criticize what we love, to say what we have to say ’cause if you’re not trying to make something better, then as far as I can tell, you are just in the way.
Ani DiFranco
You cannot criticize a man for going to work. You really cannot.
Marco Pierre White
I have never made a film to praise or to criticize something. That kind of filmmaking is nothing but propaganda.
Hirokazu Kore-eda
The nature of a democracy consists to an important degree in the right of the people to criticize problems and mistakes.
Walter Ulbricht
I’m just tired of people saying I’m a self-hating Jew because I’m critical of Israel or make fun of old Jewish ladies. I do not hate myself. And Jews who criticize Israel aren’t necessarily mentally ill.
Harvey Pekar
You can never criticize a monumental musician like Jon Lord or Richie Blackmore, or the part they played in the group, but life goes on.
Ian Gillan
I don’t want to criticize any other designers, but I have to say that many of the people involved in this industry – directors and producers – are trying to make their games more like movies. They are longing to make movies rather than making videogames.
Shigeru Miyamoto
There’s always going to be people who will criticize my performance. Sometimes, it gets irritating. Sometimes I just brush it off and say these people don’t know what they are talking about.
Terence Crawford
I don’t understand some people, using biblical terms to criticize me when this is just a game.
Johnny Damon
Some people criticize North Koreans and ask, ‘Are they stupid? How can they believe those ridiculous things?’ But I say, It doesn’t matter if you’re smart: if you were born in North Korea, you would be exactly like us. We don’t know what freedom is. We have never enjoyed it.
Lee Hyeon-seo
My daughter criticizes me constructively. She gives me good and honest feedback.
Arvind Swami
If someone criticizes me, I strike back.
My dad will always criticize me. He doesn't care if it

My dad will always criticize me. He doesn’t care if it hurts my feelings. If I start acting a certain way, he would be like, ‘Who do you think you are?’ So many people can tell me, ‘You’re amazing,’ but I don’t think it. I’m really hard on myself.
Jorja Smith
People criticize you for trying new things. I think, ‘I’m new! I’m 22!’ I don’t know exactly what my sound is or what I want my album to sound like, so I’m not releasing it yet. While I’m experimenting, I’ll let you in on the journey, and you can hear it for free.
Iggy Azalea
I hit the third rail. You cannot criticize Israel in this country and survive.
Helen Thomas
So I think we have an obligation with our size to make sure that we are open to what people have to say to us because the people who criticize us, they’re not all mean-spirited.
Lee Scott
If people aren’t creating literature, there would be nothing for people to criticize.
Alistair MacLeod
You can’t criticize geometry. It’s never wrong.
Paul Rand
If I criticize my country, it is indeed very painful for me. It doesn’t make me happy. But, if I see something wrong, it becomes my duty to speak up.
Naseeruddin Shah
If I meet other people and criticize their weaknesses, I rob myself of higher cognitive power. But if I try to enter deeply and lovingly into another person’s good qualities, I gather in that force.
Rudolf Steiner
I don’t mean to criticize anyone in any way that I wouldn’t criticize myself. I think people should have fun, and have a good time, and enjoy the luck that we have to be lazy and dwell in consumerism. But I think that it’s a balance. And our job as actors is empathy.
Natalie Portman
I would never criticize a judge just because he or she presides in another state, including Alabama.
Mazie Hirono
And, honestly, if somebody wants to criticize me for not being a trainwreck, that’s fine with me!
Taylor Swift
Some people criticize the faithful for getting involved in politics, but it’s important to remember that down through the centuries, people motivated by their faith have done many important things. Martin Luther King Jr. – motivated by his faith – brought about an end to segregation in our country.
Frank Wolf
This is one thing every coach can take from Menotti. If you win the World Cup, no one can criticize you.
Mario Kempes
I criticize my own work pretty harshly.
Ritchie Blackmore
I told you I’m not going to criticize my successor. I’ll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don’t believe that persuasion isn’t going to work. Therapy isn’t going to cause terrorists to change their mind.
George W. Bush
If you are against yourself, you will never reach your highest potential. And when you criticize yourself, you’re criticizing God.
Joel Osteen
I think the hip-hop purists are purists through and through. They’re here to criticize all of us. That’s just how it is. We as MC’s criticize each other. That’s the nature of hip-hop.
I don’t care if people I admire criticize me because their opinion is valuable to me.
Karl Lagerfeld
Anyone can negatively criticize – it is the cheapest of all comment because it requires not a modicum of the effort that suggestion requires.
Chuck Jones
Aside from the likability factor, I can criticize Hillary’s politics all day long, but I never question her intelligence. I have never doubted that she is a strong, capable, smart leader.
Meghan McCain
The three parts of the theory are analytical ability, the ability to analyze things to judge, to criticize. Creative, the ability to create, to invent and discover and practical, the ability to apply and use what you know.
Robert Sternberg
American political elites feel very empowered to criticize the American intelligence community for not doing enough when they feel in danger, and as soon as we’ve made them feel safe again, they feel equally empowered to complain that we’re doing too much.
Michael Hayden
A few years ago I lost 30 pounds, and people still wanted to criticize. And honestly, I’m happy with myself if I’m a little heavier. I realized: ‘Why am I trying to conform to someone else’s idea of beauty?’ I think I’m beautiful either way.
Khloe Kardashian
People are very ready to criticize other people’s accents. There’s no correlation between accents and intelligence or accents and criminality, but people do make judgments.
David Crystal
They are damn good projects – excellent projects. That goes for all the projects up there. You know some people make fun of people who speak a foreign language, and dumb people criticize something they do not understand, and that is what is going on up there – God damn it!
Harry Hopkins
Everyone loves to criticize Ticketmaster, but the real asset of Ticketmaster is that it’s the third-largest e-commerce site in America.
Michael Rapino
When Kanye gets to a point where he can actually put a couple of notes together either vocally or two bars of valid music playing an instrument, then he might have a right to criticize somebody else.
Michael McDonald
And sometimes I’m criticized. But I think that if those who criticize us will look at the reason why the shape is this, well then, I think that they would not object so strenuously.
Minoru Yamasaki
Barack Obama, he just sits out. He sits back; he criticizes everybody. He’s got his professorial attitude, real condescending, as if he’s got all the answers.
Steve Scalise
I try to be a guide for people, to make their darkness bright and to make the pathway light, and never to condemn or control or criticize.
Little Richard
It’s very easy to criticize the CEO of the market leader.
Bobby Kotick
It's not the journalists; it's the critics that I can't

It’s not the journalists; it’s the critics that I can’t understand. I’ve never understood what kind of a person would want to criticize someone else’s work.
Buzz Osborne
I criticize those critics. The reason being that they’re doing one of the worst things that ever can be done to an actor, which is to say, Look, you do what we like you to do or else.
James Lipton
If someone is going to criticize what you’ve written and you believe in what you’ve written then you should respond.
H. G. Bissinger
Some people criticize me for always wearing different variations of bobs, but bobs never go out of style.
Tionne Watkins
In a free society, we will tolerate boorish people, who have abhorrent behavior, but if we’re civilized people, we publicly criticize that, and don’t belong to those groups or don’t associate with those people.
Rand Paul
The fast-food industry is in very good company with the lead industry and the tobacco industry in how it tries to mislead the public, and how aggressively it goes after anybody who criticizes its business practices.
Eric Schlosser
People have a right to criticize.
Luciano Pavarotti
I realized that, all along, my theory was right: Make music that you want to hear, and instead of having fans that one day might criticize or abandon you, your fans aren’t even fans. They’re people with tastes similar to yours. They’re friends you haven’t met yet.
Natalia Kills
If you get criticized, good – I don’t think people get criticized enough. People talk behind your back and they criticize you, but they don’t often come up and say it to you.
Ian Mckellen
Republicans rarely criticize Obama for lack of empathy – in part because liberals have traditionally been seen as standing up for the weak and the vulnerable. Conservatives can be just as empathetic. But they believe that, in most cases, it’s not government’s role to be the primary dispenser of empathy.
Gary Bauer
You can criticize me. You can crucify me. You can love me. You can hate me. Just don’t make the mistake of calling me inauthentic, because you’d be a damn liar.
Stephen A. Smith
These days, those who criticize the Union government are being labelled as anti-BJP and those praise it as BJP supporters. Isn’t there any middle path?
Raj Thackeray
You know there’s nothing a Hill Democrat would rather do than criticize another Democrat. It is their favorite activity. Then they can read about how honorable they are in an Op-Ed piece, how bipartisan.
James Carville
You don’t criticize your employer.
Tucker Carlson
Every time I criticize the anti-Zionists, they say, ‘You are trying to silence us.’ I don’t deny there are some people who are critical of Israel who are not anti-Semitic. But to criticize Israel, and then criticize Zionism, is not quite the same thing.
Howard Jacobson
I know there are going to be people who criticize what I do no matter what, but I’m just trying to not get caught up in it.
Rachel Lindsay
After I was elected as an MP, there were many who used to criticize me, but I still stood. This I have learnt from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is used to being criticized severally from his days in Gujarat.
Kirron Kher
What the public criticizes in you, cultivate. It is you.
Jean Cocteau
Amongst Western intelligentsia, to criticize if not loathe American values is viewed as progressive and liberal, whilst to support brutal and intolerant religious and political ideologies is a hallmark of being enlightened.
Gad Saad
Animals don’t lie. Animals don’t criticize. If animals have moody days, they handle them better than humans do.
Betty White
Don’t ever criticize yourself. Don’t go around all day long thinking, ‘I’m unattractive, I’m slow, I’m not as smart as my brother.’ God wasn’t having a bad day when he made you… If you don’t love yourself in the right way, you can’t love your neighbour. You can’t be as good as you are supposed to be.
Joel Osteen
You try something, it doesn’t work, and maybe people even criticize you. In a fixed mindset, you say, ‘I tried this, it’s over.’ In a growth mindset, you look for what you’ve learned.
Carol S. Dweck
Bhutto’s regime is remembered for having one of the worst human rights records in Pakistan’s history, and her government did not allow the media freedoms she criticizes Musharraf for crushing.
Richard Engel
Immigration is the issue that tells us who is with us and who is against us; there’s no question about it. And it’s very simple to understand why – half of all Latinos over 18 years of age were born outside the United States. It really makes no sense to attack them and criticize them if you want their vote.
Jorge Ramos
Criticism is something that you have to take, regardless of what you do. Even if you go out there and try to make the most vanilla, non-offensive TV show possible, people are going to criticize you for doing that. It’s just part of the game.
Thomas Sadoski
You’re an actor – people judge you and criticize you, and praise you and say you’re great in equal measure.
Laurence Fox